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The Monster of Gratitude

As he sat at the table in front of me, I could see the heavy monster of gratitude sitting on his shoulders, squishing his breath out and leaving him speechless. It is easy to deny the fact that gratitude is all that is left in a relationship.  Gratitude is a ‘big’ feeling. It tricks you… Continue reading The Monster of Gratitude

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Self Portrait

“Can I paint your portrait, Madame?” - shouts a stray artist on a busy street “No. thank you” – I say “It is a mistake, Madame. I have been painting for N-years and ladies chase me, begging to draw their portraits” “Then ask one of those ladies to pose for you.” “Don’t you want to… Continue reading Self Portrait

Art, Creative writing, Grad School, Math, Outreach, Research, Stories, Uncategorized

Work day of a mathematician

 “What does a usual work day of a mathematician look like?” (grade 8 student) “Unlike writers and novelists, mathematicians do not even publish their work too often. What do they do all day?” (grade 9 student) “What do professors do when they are not teaching undergraduate courses?” (grade 11 student) “How do researchers manage their… Continue reading Work day of a mathematician

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Abandoned tandem bike on a sad pathway

  There is a pathway in my city that has many memories tied to it.  Usually this little road makes me sad, but if taking this road is unavoidable, I try to turn on some music, that is also tied to some memories and try to make the best out of that walk.  It was… Continue reading Abandoned tandem bike on a sad pathway